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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Eaton County is located in Michigan with a population of 108,586. In Eaton County, most residents own their homes. In Eaton County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Eaton County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Eaton County are above average.
Population
108,586

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$823
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Eaton County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    115.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    82.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    10.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    187.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,327
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    64.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Eaton County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,244
National
$55,322

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